NAGs United Tajik Opposition (UTO)

United Tajik Opposition (UTO)

Year Formed: 1992
Year Terminated: 1999

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:





Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 185

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1188


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